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Assistant Professor in GW (Experiment) at UC Berkeley

Sep 17, 2021

The Physics Department at the University of California, Berkeley is conducting an open search to fill a tenure-track faculty position for an Assistant Professor in Gravitational Waves (Experiment). Deadline for application: October 26th 2021, 11:59pm (Pacific Time).

Applications are welcomed from researchers in core areas of experimental physics broadly related to the study of gravitational waves, including the development of instrumental techniques that have an impact on the detection or analysis of gravitational waves at terrestrial or space-borne facilities.

UC Berkeley Physics strives to make all physicists feel welcome and included at all stages of their careers. Applicants are invited to learn about our department and its mission to remove barriers to entry and strengthen pathways into physics. The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples, single parents, and candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
A Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrollment in a Ph.D. program (or equivalent) at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications
A PhD (or equivalent international degree) by the date of hire.

Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter
Statement of Research Accomplishments and Plans
Statement of Teaching and Mentoring Experience, Interests, and Plans

Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to

List of Publications - Include a comprehensive publication list, but please also include a separate list of what you would consider 3-5 of your most significant publications.

Reference requirements
3-5 letters of reference required
Letters should be requested by applicant to references through the AP Recruit system. We prefer to receive letters of reference by the application due date.

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